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GED® High School Equivalency Program

Participate in GED classes and take the GED tests at Heartland Community College Pontiac.

Adult Education helps you:

  • Improve basic skills in reading, writing, math and problem solving
  • Prepare for the GED or other high school equivalency exams 
  • Achieve success with your academic and career goals
  • Spring 2020

    Evening classes are January 13 - May 20, 2020: Monday and Wednesday, 5:30-8:30pm

    Morning classes are January 14 - May 21, 2020: Tuesday and Thursday, 9am-12pm

    The last day to join Spring 2020 classes is April 10, 2020

  • Classes meet at Heartland Community College's Pontiac Center located at 211 E Madison, Pontiac, Illinois (on the second floor of the Pontiac Public Library).
  • You don't pay anything. Classes are paid for by state and federal grants.
  • Give us a call, 815-842-6777 and we will answer any questions you have. You will complete registration for classes the first night you attend class.  Part of the registration process will include intake testing.  You don't need to study for this test! Once we know your level and give you an orientation to our program, you'll be ready to begin classes.
  • Heartland Community College Pontiac (HCCP) is an official PearsonVUE testing site. Click here to schedule your test with PearsonVue.

    Testing times are available from 8:30am-6:00pm on Mondays and Wednesdays, excluding holidays and other days HCCP may be closed. 


Monday - Thursday: 8am to 8pm
Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

HCC Pontiac
211 E Madison St
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-6777
Fax: 815-844-5635

Stacey Shrewsbury

Director, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8952

John Salzer

Associate Director, HCC Pontiac
Advisor, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8953

Tracy DiNardi

Program Assistant
Phone: 309-268-8951